Today's News

  • Cannelton Elementary bikes for St. Jude
  • Cannelton Freewill Baptist to host guest singers May 27

     Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will welcome Brother Jonathan and Tiffany Epley, pictured at left, of Johnson City, Tenn., later this month for a special address and singing engagement. The Epleys will join Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Singer-songwriter Ron Ramsey Jr. and band in concert Friday

    TELL CITY – Singer-songwriter Ron Ramsey Jr. will take his Rock & Roll Circus to The Pour Haus beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, May 15.

    “We’ll play everything from Zeplin to Zac Brown, The Rolling Stones to Johnny Cash and Rod Stewart to the Kentucky Headhunters,” said Ramsey.

    Band members include area musicians Dennis Green and Larry Adkisson, both  of Rockport, and Dave Flick of Evansville.

  • Vendor applications being accepted for Derby Riverfest

    DERBY – The Derby Community Association is taking applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest planned for June 20, at Mulzer Park in Derby.

    Festival activities will include a flea market and community yard sales, an antique tractor and gas-engine show, a tractor pull for kids, kids games, a boat parade, car show, food and beverages, live entertainment and wine tasting.

    Proceeds will benefit the non-profit Derby Community Association.

  • Social News; May 14

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 213 will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at the post home in Tell City. There will be an election of officers for the upcoming auxiliary year. President Charlotte Lindauer encourages all auxiliary and prospective members to attend.


    THE MU GAMMA CHAPTER of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14 (today), at the home of Carolyn Craddock. A Ritual of Jewels will be held for new members Gayra Pate, Beth Jordan and Jennifer Paris. The membership committee will host the meeting.


  • Looking Back; May 14

    70 Years Ago

    May 14, 1945


    • Chief Petty Officer Hubert Bruce and Mrs. Bruce announce the birth of a daughters, Brenda, at the U.S. Naval Hospital at Shoemaker, Calif. Mrs. Bruce is the former Louise Simon. They have been making their home in Oakland, Calif., while Mr. Bruce is stationed at nearby Camp Parks.

    • Albert Schaefer of Cannelton Road has several milk goats for sale and is offering to throw in baby goats at no charge with a purchase.

    • Nancy Quinlin of St. Croix has a 180-acre farm for sale.

  • Sprinkle earns law degree, accepts IU Foundation role

    TELL CITY – Jason R. Sprinkle, son of Robert Sprinkle and Victoria Rogier-Sprinkle of Tell City, recently graduated from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis with his Juris Doctor degree Saturday, May 9.

    Sprinkle graduated magna cum laude from Indiana University in May 2012, earning his Bachelor of Arts in English and political science.

    Sprinkle has accepted a full-time attorney position with the Indiana University Foundation and will relocate to Bloomington permanently this fall following completion of the bar exam.

  • First Communion at St. Mark Catholic Church
  • Tot Gardeners
  • Schoettlin earns diploma, 2015 graduate of PCLA

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Learning Academy announced Taylor Schoettlin has completed the requirements for a high-school diploma and is a graduate of the Class of 2015. 

    PCLA is open to all current and former students who would like to pursue a diploma or credit recovery.  If interested, call (812) 547-6942.